Day: July 22, 2010

Climate Change and Politics Global Warming News

News Break: Cap and Trade Dead in the Senate

Senate majority leader Harry Reid, along Massachusetts Senator John Kerry, announced  today they are abandoning attempts to bring a comprehensive energy and climate legislation to the Senate floor for debate. Cap and trade, at least for now, is dead in Congress. Given the political climate in Washington, where extending unemployment benefits warrants a filibuster, proponents of […]Read More

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UNFCCC Status Report on Negotiations from Incoming Executive Secretary Christiana

Christians Figueres, the new Executive Secretary for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) addresses the press on the status of international climate   negotiations and offers a five-step outline of actions governments should take at the COP16 climate conference in Cancun later this year.Read More